Fire Mountain

Love food? Love people?
Then you'll love working at Ryan's® or Fire Mountain®!

Come Build A Career With Ryan's & Fire Mountain.

Ryan's RestaurantSince being founded by Alvin A. McCall in 1977, the Ryan's® and Fire Mountain® family of restaurants has grown to over 200 buffet restaurants in 23 states and serving more than 75 million customers every year.

With our delicious grill selections, great hot vegetables, fresh salad bar and sumptuous dessert bar we have become one of the top destination restaurants in the country. No wonder we were named the "Top Family Steakhouse in America" for 10 years straight!

Recently, Ryan's® joined Buffets, Inc so now you're sure to find a restaurant in your neighborhood and wherever your travels may take you.

Mission Statement

“To be an innovative, profitable, growth company, committed to customer satisfaction and building sales, by always providing high-quality food at affordable prices, with friendly service in a clean and pleasant surrounding.”

Restaurant Management Career Opportunities

There's no better time than now to join our Team. We view our Managers and Team Members as our most valuable assets and invest heavily in developing our Team to its full potential.

Our Managers and Team Members enjoy competitive wages with great benefits, flexible scheduling, real career advancement opportunities and a respectful workplace culture.

The potential for career advancement with Ryan's® and Fire Mountain® is unlimited. Your enthusiasm and hard work will determine the financial and professional success you achieve.

Ryan's® and Fire Mountain® are enriched by diverse cultures and provide equal opportunities for everyone to reach their full potential.

Respectful Diversified Workplace


Ryan's® and Fire Mountain® Grill are equal opportunity employers that value a diverse workforce. We recognize that People are the foundation of our restaurants. We are guided by respect, honesty, integrity, old-fashioned service, exceptional quality, great value, and top notch talent. Our unique culture, one where employees are truly respected and are treated as people first and employees second, is the envy of our competitors.

We are committed to being an inclusive organization and to providing equal opportunity for all members to reach their full potential. We foster and reward an environment where members:

  • Treat others as they would like to be treated
  • Respect each other's opinions, cultures and personal space
  • Work to understand each other and to appreciate their differences
  • Are honest and keep their word
  • Are accountable for their conduct and work performance
  • Are accountable to each other
  • Accept and provide constructive feedback
  • Are encouraged to reach their full potential

Great Restaurant Managers + Great Team Members = GREAT SUCCESS!

Ryan's - Our People MakeThe DifferenceWith over 200 Ryan's® and Fire Mountain® Grill restaurants located in 23 states, the key to our success is our People. We attract and retain diverse, talented, motivated managers who thrive for a successful career in the hospitality industry. We are proud of our management retention rates and our managers' career paths.

As we continue to exceed our guests’ expectations, we need additional Restaurant Managers who are dedicated to enthusiastically serving our guests, developing their team, and have a desire to build a rewarding career in the hospitality industry. As a Ryan's® or Fire Mountain® Grill manager, you truly are in charge of your own destiny.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Ryan's® Employees Competitive Base Pay
  • Short-Term Incentive-Based Bonus for General Managers and Store Managers (paid every 4 weeks)
  • Annual Performance-Based Rewards for General Managers (Founders' Club, Vehicle Program, Long-Term Incentive)
  • Fast Start Benefits:
    • Paid Vacation
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Family Meal Discount
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Direct Deposit Option
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Position Training (Classroom and Field)
  • ServSafe-Food Safe Certification
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Scholarship Opportunities for you and your children
  • Uniforms

Employment Opportunities

To find out more about Management Career opportunities with Ryan's and Fire Mountain, visit with one of our Recruiters at one of Restaurant Management Careers' Job Fairs near you or check out our  Restaurant Manager Job opportunities by clicking here.


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